MeRLIN Direct Material Sourcing Solution

Navigate the Complexities of Direct Purchasing Process smoothly with Direct Sourcing Systems

Streamline your Direct Spends with our Direct Procurement Software Solution

MeRLIN’s out-of-the box features for direct material sourcing digitize complex processes and help you focus on strategy enhancing value creation at every stage of your procurement lifecycle.  

In-depth Visibility 

Gain end-to-end insights from real-time analytics on Suppliers, PPV and BOM to build robust and sustainable procurement strategies 

Enhance Supply Chain Collaboration 

Improve collaboration with suppliers and other stakeholders in the supply chain, minimise rework and improve turnaround times

Seamless Integrations

Integrate with your Product Lifecycle Management, ERP and other enterprise systems to achieve end-to-end automation

Bring Strategy to your Direct Material Purchasing with MeRLIN

MeRLIN’s powerful Direct Material Sourcing Solution allows you to Integrate sourcing with engineering right from the product design stage. Collaborate effectively with cross functional product teams and suppliers to accelerate product innovation and speed to market. 

Direct Material Procurement Features of MeRLIN

Achieve Product Success through Long Term Value Creation

PLM Interface

Integrate procurement with Project Life Cycle Management (PLM) to keep all stakeholders - internal teams and suppliers aligned to reduce the risk of recalls and non-compliance and thus accelerate time to market. 

Configurable Category Templates 

Set up new commodity/category templates to significantly improve the breadth and depth of information collected from Suppliers and enable powerful analytics. 

Engineering Change Management

Collaborate with internal teams and suppliers on Engineering Changes Management and modifications in order attributes so that everyone stays on the same page. Expedite turnarounds and mitigate the impact of changes.


Retrieve actionable insights from real-time sourcing data analytics – PPV, Cost, Spend, Supplier Information, BOMs and more, identify optimization opportunities across the value chain and make data driven decisions

Catalogue Management

Search items / parts easily, find similar parts and save time while responding to RFIs or doing Should Cost calculation. Should is redundant.

BOM Management 

Get a comprehensive view of all items in your product’s Bill of Materials - Part Cost Breakdown, Suppliers, Volumes and more. Compare BOM versions from various stage-gates and find saving opportunities. 

Demand Consolidation

Consolidate demand across multiple sourcing programs across the enterprise to achieve greater volumes and increase negotiation power.

Webinars and Blogs

Make your supply chain smarter to Deal with Challenges & Risks

How COVID-19 will change the design planning & operation of global supply chains

Panel Discussion : Agile Procurement Practices in Dynamic Business Scenarios


Uncover meaningful insights from your sourcing data and trends that translates to new opportunities for savings and growth.

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